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Milwaukee County district attorney's office

Jun 21, 2018

Long-time prosecutor instills sense of right in others

Karen Loebel’s first taste of practicing law helped her discover her life’s calling.

Jun 21, 2018

Lewand breaking ground and diversity barriers

Porchia Lewand’s love of the law started when she was a child and discovered a hero in the fictional judge Amy Gray on the TV show “Judging Amy.”

Jun 7, 2017

For Crivello, justice more than putting bad guys away

Laura Crivello and her all-female team of assistant district attorneys have seen the worst of the worst over the years, dismantling drug-trafficking operations and prosecuting violent offenders in Milwaukee County.

Jun 7, 2017

Karshen dedicated to seeking justice

Although she secured a conviction and an eight-year prison sentence for a U.S. Marshall who had sexually assaulted women in Milwaukee County, Erin Karshen didn’t stop there — not when her investigation had uncovered evidence that linked the culprit to assaults in another county.

Jun 11, 2015

Mueller draws on family for motivation

For Milwaukee County Assistant District Attorney Elisabeth Mueller, working at the DA’s office isn’t just a job. It’s who she is.

Sep 17, 2014

Sitzberger shows steely resolve

Don’t be fooled by Randy Sitzberger’s baby face, said colleague Megan Carmody.

May 2, 2014

Making sense of John Doe II

The ongoing John Doe probe into alleged illegal activities concerning Gov. Scott Walker’s recall election campaign is nothing if not complicated.

Apr 1, 2014

Court: John Doe lawsuit was properly dismissed (UPDATE)

A northwestern Wisconsin judge properly dismissed a lawsuit alleging a Milwaukee prosecutor abused his power during a secret probe into Gov. Scott Walker's former aides, a state appeals court ruled Tuesday.

Feb 13, 2011

Chief: Rape wasn’t first allegation against ex-cop

MILWAUKEE (AP) — An ex-Milwaukee police officer accused of raping a woman in July has been accused of breaking the law five times before, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Sunday. Citing department records and officials, the newspaper said three of the previous allegations against Ladmarald Cates, 43, involved sexual misconduct. Two involved female prisoners, and […]

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